It is a statistic that will worry virtually all smartphone makers: despite having less than 20% of the global smartphone market share, Apple somehow raked in 92% of the entire operating profits attributed to global smartphone sales in the first quarter of this year.
BlackBerry will be bringing BES12 to Android Lollipop, as well as integrating its features with Google Play for Work. The move was made public in a joint announcement with Google, and marks another step for the company as it expands its suite of enterprise solutions to other platforms.
Rumours of BlackBerry’s foray into an Android powered device continue, and this time with a supposed leak of what the device will look like. Surprisingly, the only picture available seems to indicate that the company will be putting Android into a BlackBerry Passport; although another tweet from evleaks indicates that the rumoured slider version of the phone is already on its way to AT&T.
iPhone users upgrading to the iOS 9 beta noted an interesting feature built into the new operating system. The OS will prompt the user to temporarily remove apps if it finds that there is not enough storage to complete the update. The removed apps will be automatically restored once the update has been completed.
Honor Malaysia has opened registration for owners of the Honor 6 who wish to be a beta tester for Emotion UI 3.1, which is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. This is a rather unique opportunity for users of the Honor 6 to experience the new update before anyone else; even before owners of the Huawei P8 and P8 Lite.
Remember the days when smartphone manufacturers experimented with physical QWERTY keyboards on Android smartphones? Well, BlackBerry might just be bringing this back. According to a report by Reuters, the company may be working on an Android smartphone with a slide-out physical keyboard.